Logo for EPA Region Six Emergency Response Team

We’re proud to announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region Six recently awarded the Superfund Technical Assessment & Response Team (START) contract to the Weston Solutions, Inc. (Weston) team. CSS has supported the START program nationwide since 2005 and START Region Six as a prime contractor (2006-2016) and subsequently as a subcontractor to Weston. Our technical support includes Hazard Ranking System evaluations, preliminary assessments and site inspections, site investigations, emergency response, oil spill response, removal actions, technical and quality assurance editing, laboratory procurement and data validation. We couldn’t be more excited to continue to support this contract!

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